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Ardour By Lily Prior

Ardour
by Lily Prior

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When a lonely olive-grower sows seeds of love in search for romance, he cannot know the chaos he will cause. Instead of the voluptuous woman of his dreams, the mule Gezabel falls head over hooves in love with him and the spell of Ardour is cast across the region.
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Ardour by Lily Prior

The pain of unrequited love is one of life's great tragedies, but even more heart-breaking is a love that is taboo: a love that crosses the divide between species. When a lonely olive grower sows seeds of love in search of romance, he cannot know the chaos he will cause. Instead of the voluptuous woman of his dreams, the District Health Authority mule, Gezabel, falls head over hooves in love with him. And, as Gezabel narrates, she is not the only lover to get her stars crossed when Ardour casts its spell over the region. As the villagers throw their love away on those who do not return it, remarkable phenomena add to the fevered atmosphere, and passions surge with the soaring temperatures of summer. When the heat wave ends, as it eventually must, bursting like a blister, the dead come back to life, and jealousy leads to murder, before the various lovers' eyes are finally opened, and, for some, true happiness is found. Ardour is a magical tale of love, hope, and fate, sprinkled lightly with tears, combined with a generous measure of comedy.

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About Lily Prior


Lily Prior lives in London. A great admirer of Italian cuisine and culture, she has travelled extensively in Sicily, where she found the inspiration for LA CUCINA, her debut. NECTAR is her forthcoming novel.

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GOR002778912
Ardour by Lily Prior
Lily Prior
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Transworld Publishers Ltd
2004-03-01
224
0552770892
9780552770897
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.